Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are the tuberous roots of vining plants. The orange fleshed sweet potatoes are the most familiar, but sweet potatoes can be white, yellow and even purple.

Midlands, UK

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How To Grow

Sweet potatoes are usually grown from slips; small rooted pieces of tuber. Pot immediately into small pots of multi-purpose compost. Keep the compost moist, using tepid water. Cover the pots with a clear plastic bag or place them in an unheated propagator, until they root.

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